Mexico Legalizes Health-related Marijuana / Cannabis


A decree issued by the President of Mexico Enrique Peña Nieto has confirmed that Mexico is to legalize Cannabis for health-related use soon after getting overwhelming help from th governments reduce property of congress.

After upon a time Peña Nieto was a powerful opponent to the legalization of Cannabis but has due to the fact referred to as for a total re-examination of drug policies soon after a nationwide debate on legalisation in 2016. He also mentioned to the UN’s common assembly unique sessions in April 2016 “We should move beyond prohibition to powerful prevention.”

Peña Nieto went on to introduce measures enabling Mexican citizens to possess up to one particular ounce of Cannabis flower material devoid of any repercussions or prosecutions but the bill failed to get passed by means of Congress but passed conveniently by means of the Senate in December of 2016 with Mexico’s reduce property passing the bill in April 2017 with a landslide outcome of 347-7 in favour.

Secretary of Wellness in Mexico, Dr. José Narro Robles, gave his help by saying “I welcome the approval of the therapeutic use of cannabis in Mexico.”

This decree in impact eliminates the criminalization of the health-related use of Cannabis, which includes each the positive aspects from THC and CBD while also legalizing the production and provide of the plant for health-related or therapeutic use although at the moment all permitted cannabis should include much less than 1% of THC which could be a sticky concern that nevertheless desires ironing out but Mexico has certainly created a move in the suitable path.


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